Asthma is a common condition that causes your airways to swell and fill with mucus. Asthma is long lasting but symptoms can be managed. Symptoms include:
- Breathing problems
- Trouble breathing in (sucking in of the skin around the collarbones and between the ribs when breathing)
Understanding and managing your child's asthma
This video provides information to help families understand common symptoms of asthma, how to manage symptoms at home, and when to seek emergency care.
This video was created by ECHO Research and ARCHE. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
This infographic provides information about asthma in children, how to help manage your child’s asthma, and when to go to the emergency department.
This infographic was created by ECHO Research and ARCHE. Funding was provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
The ECHO research program is focused on improving health outcomes for children with acute health conditions through the application of the best available evidence — a process known as knowledge translation (KT).